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Re: TeXlive 2008 in Fedora 11?



Tom "spot" Callaway wrote:

> On 2009-01-20 at 4:30:26 -0500, Stefan Grosse <singularitaet gmx net>
> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> 
>> are there any plans for updating texlive to 2008 in Leonidas?
> 
> I'd have to say the chances of this are extremely unlikely. I'm much
> more inclined to propose that we drop texlive altogether. It is a
> licensing nightmare, a tangled bundle of millions of files with little
> apparent organizational structure, and no overarching licensing
> analysis. I started trying to do a license audit on texlive 2008, but it
> would probably take me at least a month of doing nothing except auditing
> texlive to finish it.
> 
> To be fair, the existing texlive has the same problems, I just was
> unaware of the scope of things until recently.
> 
> ~spot
> 
Really?  I've been reading the texlive list.  I noticed they have been 
dropping many packages due to license issues.



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